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Change culture and attitudes to get it right on immigration reform

Written by: Rev. Ryan M. Eller

Date: September 24, 2018

For weeks this past summer, pro-immigrant organizations and community members scrambled together to reunite children with mothers and fathers and end the inhumane separation of families at the border. As I wrote in my NCRP blog… Read More

Reflections in the wake of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation: 4 Questions for nonprofit and foundation boards to protect their organizations

Written by: Anne Wallestad, Aaron Dorfman

Date: September 24, 2018

Recent events at the Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) have rocked the philanthropic community and left many wondering why things went so terribly wrong. They have also shed light on the challenges that governing boards face… Read More

In pursuit of equity: A family foundation’s story

Written by: Cynthia Addams and Colin Jones

Date: September 24, 2018

The work associated with diversity, equity and inclusion in philanthropy is often called a journey, but “pursuit” sounds like a better description after several years on this path. While a journey can be uncertain and meandering,… Read More

The gentrification of movements: 4 Ways funders can stop putting raisins in the potato salad

Written by: Vanessa Daniel

Date: September 24, 2018

Last year my family moved to Tacoma, Washington, after 17 years of living in Oakland, California. The decision to move was a heart-wrenching one. My partner and I had spent our entire adult lives in Oakland.… Read More

Responsive Philanthropy September 2018

Written by: Aaron Dorfman

Date: September 24, 2018

Dear Colleagues, The mid-term elections are just a few weeks away. Our strength as Americans comes from our ability to work together. With so many nonprofits and foundations knitting together a landscape of people from different… Read More

As the South Grows: So Grows the Nation

Written by: Ryan Schlegel, Stephanie Peng

Date: June 12, 2018

“...What infrastructure do I see now? A region with a shared history that connects people – the history of slavery, oppression and rebellion. There's one thing people in Mississippi can know about people in Alabama without… Read More

As the South Grows

Read the latest reports on philanthropy in the South.


Responsive Philanthropy February 2019

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Responsive Philanthropy Archive

Read past issues of Responsive Philanthropy.


Pennies for Progress

Read our latest report in The Philanthropic Landscape series!



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